Month: May 2018

The Voice

The Voice

The Voice   He heard it that morning, louder than ever before. The voice. It loved to wake him in the middle of the night as he lay next to his wife, sleeping yet not quite sleeping. Sometimes he heard it when she spoke to […]

Foundation

Foundation

Foundation   The mask I wear sometimes more often than not of late. Slippery yet drying it clings to me like I cling to the idea of youth lingering on inside my sun-damaged face.   Foundation is a base layer a building block for the […]

Glass

Glass

Glass

 

How can something like glass be real?

Fragile yet deadly

the product of millions of grains of sand

and yet

entirely transparent.

Ethereal yet made of human hand,

quick to bite

that which created it.

 

Glass

reveals all

hides nothing

until threatened.

Put together it allows vision

reinforces natural light

helps us to see the truth

of life.

Yet shattered it spits

it scrapes and curls

its jagged lips across bare skin

like a monster’s smile.

 

Glass

commands respect

the ultimate dichotomy

of beauty and beast

Don’t cross it.

 

 

 

 

 

Writer, tweeter and illustrator. Starving artist and thrifting expert. Pen for hire and first-time author at work.

The White Dog

The White Dog

The White Dog   What if the Black Dog had a sister? The White Dog, who knows no fear, no rage or madness, laughs entirely in the face of sadness. The White Dog runs, the Black Dog chases, she brings joy and light to our […]

The Travel Wishlist

The Travel Wishlist

  There are places in the world most of us dream of visiting. If you don’t have a travel wishlist, then I honestly don’t know what to tell you. There’s a world out there full of massive adventures – who wouldn’t want to explore that? […]